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When Does Harmless Banter Become Harassment?

May 17, 2018

Banter between colleagues can be fun. It keeps the office feeling lively and helps build and solidify relationships between coworkers. Sometimes, banter involves joking about participants’ looks, personalities, speech patterns, and hobbies. It can become racy and sometimes, inappropriate. Harassment is the act of subjecting an individual to repeated foul or abusive language or unwanted […]

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Recognizing Subtle Forms of Harassment in the Workplace

December 19, 2017

A workplace where harassment is a common, accepted part of the culture is known as a hostile work environment. In a hostile work environment, employees can feel demoralized and unable to produce their best work, which hurts the company. Environments like this can also have high turnover rates because of the abuse employees face. State […]

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Sexual Harassment: Quid Pro Quo vs. a Hostile Work Environment

May 3, 2016

Sexual harassment in the workplace is never a good thing. It creates tension between employees and their superiors, which lowers productivity and can cause irreparable damage to a victim’s career. When asked, many people reply that they know how to recognize sexual harassment in the workplace, but they might not realize that sexual harassment goes […]

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